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Work in progress: the Pontsteiger book

A first glimpse at a new book project with local significance

An eye-catching new building rises along the banks of the IJ-river. MENDO is very proud to design and publish a book about it.

Picturing the Streets of Amsterdam

Meet the photographers of 'Streets of Amsterdam’

‘Streets of Amsterdam’ editor Joost Bastmeijer introduces four of the book’s contributing photographers.

How the show began

Interview

To celebrate our upcoming book with The Avocado Show, MENDO had a lunch date with its founder Ron Simpson to “peel” the success of the Avocado Show.

How we translated the world of Casper Reinders into a book

Made by MENDO

This book is unlike any other. And although there are more publishers saying that, we promise you, there’s absolutely nothing like this. Casper Reinders greatest interiors are collected in our…

Uncovering Amsterdam

Contributor's favorites

Five Amsterdam Uncovered contributors share their absolute favorite Amsterdam things from the book.

Picturing the Streets of New York

Meet the photographers of 'Streets Of New York'

‘Streets of New York’, editor Joost Bastmeijer introduces five of the book’s contributing photographers.

Six Sportret stories worth sharing

Favorite anecdotes from SPORTRET

Sportret is not only a wonderful photographic document; it is good fun to read too. Here are some of our favorite anecdotes from Sportret.

A brief history about (the streets of) Amsterdam

How our home base came to be

The streets of Amsterdam are full of history, that even hardcore Amsterdammers might not know about. Let us tell you a small tale about the past of our beloved home…

Fashion in Amsterdam is… MOAM

Some favorite contributions

For our newest book MOAM and MENDO asked 100 Dutch creatives to show and tell us what fashion in Amsterdam is.

A book made to pause over

Interview with Ali Kirby, art director at DENHAM

In January of 2018, DENHAM released the book A Decade of DENHAM, in collaboration with MENDO. We talked to DENHAM's art director Ali Kirby, driving force behind the book, about…

Complaint from an extremely unhappy customer

Review

"I hope you can live with the guilt of having tempted a jobless to spend money he doesn't have in order to buy stuff he actually doesn't need to enjoy…

Shelf Sessions: Rob Wagemans

concrete

In our series Shelf Sessions we climb the shelves of MENDO’s friends. In this episode: Rob Wagemans, Architect, Creative Director, and Founder at concrete architectural associates.

A brief history of culinary books

For home chefs

With all the visually appealing cookbooks that find their way into our store, we dive into the history and future of these culinary publications.

Enjoy the all-new De L’Europe at half-price

MENDO-exclusive offer

To celebrate the opening of our new store, MENDO and De L'Europe have an exclusive offer for a night at the hotel, with a many extras and upgrades. Until the…

“For me, it’s all about the actual prints”

Scenius Gallery

MENDO chatted with Robbert Jongkind—the genius behind Scenius Gallery, a Dutch online gallery.

Visual inspiration #1

The best images from books at MENDO

Our books offer a treasure trove of thousands and thousands of visually inspiring images. MENDO will dive into the imagery regularly and dig up some of the best images around.…

Adam is coming to A’dam on Friday the 29th of June

Book signing at MENDO, followed by drinks at Libertine Comptoir de Cuisine

As part of what is becoming a legendary worldwide launch tour, Adam Katz Sinding is coming to Amsterdam to sign his (and our) book This Is Not A F*cking Street…

This Saturday: Daniel Arsham book signing at MENDO

2.30 - 3.30 PM

Saturday 12 January 2019: book signing session with Daniel Arsham. 2.30 - 3.30 PM at MENDO, Berenstraat 11 Amsterdam.

MENDO is moving to Nieuwe Doelenstraat 10

May 30, 2020

On May 30, MENDO officially opens its new store in the Nieuwe Doelenstraat, and closes its doors in De 9 Straatjes, marking the end of an era, and the beginning…

Shelf Sessions: Jochem Leegstra

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In our series Shelf Sessions we climb the shelves of some of MENDO's friends. In this episode: Jochem Leegstra, co-founder and creative director at ...,staat.